The National Poetry Competition is currently accepting entries. The closing date is 31 October 2012 (midnight, UK time).
First Prize: £5000
Second Prize: £2000
Third Prize: £1000
Seven Commendations: £100
The top-three winning poems will be published in Poetry Review. The winner is also invited to read at the Ledbury Poetry Festival in July 2013. Up to 150 entrants will also be offered a discount on selected activities from the Poetry School. Winning and commended poems will be published on the Poetry Society website when the competition prizes are announced in spring 2013